A Day for the Aged

In the last decade, the population growth in India (2011 to 2021) for people above sixty years is 38.8 percent, leading to the current population of 137.9 million, which is 10.1 percent of the total population (Ministry of Statistics, 2021). The aging trend in Kerala over the last six decades grew from 5.83 percent in 1961 to 20.9percent in 2021. Because Kerala is greying faster, there is an urgent need for policies and services (public transportation, home assistance such as meal programs, supportive and inclusive environments, equal employment opportunities, nondiscriminatory access to quality health care, elder-friendly infrastructure, and social protection) targeted for older

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